Tall buildings

We invited Judith Littlewood CBE to apply her considerable expertise and experience to the subject of “Tall Buildings” as a core feature of Maidenhead’s Regeneration. In her blog, she challenges some of the basic assumptions and asks people to learn the lessons once again of previous experiments with tall buildings. Does going tall really deliver Read more about Tall buildings[…]

Designation refused

It’s bad news, I’m afraid. MNF’s application for designation to prepare the neighbourhood plan for the seven unparished wards of Maidenhead has been refused.  In this post, you can read a summary of the reasons given and our views on whether the decision is correct.  You are invited to comment on what the next steps Read more about Designation refused[…]


This post is also available as a PDF file. Matthew Shaw, chair of Maidenhead Neighbourhood Forum The pace of Regeneration is accelerating. It’s exciting for some, disconcerting for others, but there seems to be a consensus that change is inevitable. Local people have been feeling disempowered as project-after-project gets the green light with no overall Read more about Place-making[…]

Designation consultation

RBWM has opened the public consultation on Maidenhead Neighbourhood Forum’s application for Designation.  It runs from 25th November until Monday 6th January 2020. Visit RBWM’s consultation portal. We encourage organisations, businesses and individuals to submit their views on two questions: Is the area applied for appropriate? Is MNF the right group to prepare the NP? Read more about Designation consultation[…]

‘Tiser 10th Oct 2019

The Maidenhead Advertiser published a second story about the Forum, this time following our application to RBWM for Designation.  You can read it here.  We’re pleased to receive some supportive comments from Cllr David Coppinger. The Advertiser’s online edition has our proposed plan area map included too. Maidenhead Advertiser 2019-10-10

Designation application

Our Designation application has gone in And the Head of Planning at RBWM has acknowledged its receipt. It’s an important step on the journey A Neighbourhood Plan (NP) gives local people the opportunity to develop planning policies for their area.  They are enforceable but, of course, have to be consistent with national planning guidelines and the Read more about Designation application[…]